We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“great location, great rate”
Review of Hotel Carlos V

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Hotel Carlos V
Ranked #36 of 88 Hotels in Malaga
Wales
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“great location, great rate”
Reviewed 26 February 2011

stayed in Oct 2010 as a stop-over on our way to Gibraltar. Major construction work going on in the area but to be honest - the location of the hotel is outstanding so we didn't really mind. parking is up the road off to the right in an underground area (light switch is immediately to your left as you open up the garage by the way. took us ages to find, doh). There is a little cafe just opposite the hotel which isn't great but definitely convenient. If you're in the area for a short period of time and, like us, prefer to spend more time sightseeing & eating out than being indoors then this place is for you :-)

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank dogsinwales
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

280 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    74
    139
    44
    18
    5
See reviews for
28
123
51
11
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London
Level Contributor
75 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2011

It was a little bid hard to find this hotel since this area was underconstruction and part of building nearby was covered up.
Small basic room (single) but enough for 1 with TV, AC, Safe box, hair dryer. Clean shower room. No kettle in a room. No breakfast at hotel. Vending machine at lobby to buy softdrinks. 3min walk to Alcazaba. Many restaurants and bars are around. 5-6min walk to main shopping streets, Marques de Larios. Very kind English speaking receptionists helped me for everything.
10 min(or less without suitcase) walk to Bus stop for Airport on Paseo del Parque (line A), 10 min walk to another bus stop for Nerja area on Av. Manuel A. Heredia.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank HHHYYY
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Munchen
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2011

If you expect a 3-4 star hotel with nice views - this is not a hotel for you. This is a small, quiet hotel which is located right in the center of the city. Rooms are small, with tiny windows. Ours was overlooking a wall of the nearby building. Showers come with built-in jacuzzi function, which was cool (although the bathtub was tiny). TV didn't work properly, and beds were very small. I would still recommend this hotel because of its location and price.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank alinochka20
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
162 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2010

perfect location. room ok check which they give you as the first one was smelly and backed onto a internal wall .but i complained and they sorted this out and gave me another room no problem if you want a cheap room with a perfect location which was functional and with friendly staff then this is good .the great thing about this hotel is its next to the cathedral and wherever you go you find your way back very easily .also its easy to get to the station 10 mins walk to get the train to malaga airport which only takes 15 mins .

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank daveDerbyUk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2010

This hotel is in a great location within walking distance to the top sites and great restaurants. Room was clean, quiet and front desk staff very friendly and helpful. A shout out to Matteo who helped us with maps and answered all our questions. My only concern was the poor regulation of hot water - scalding hot to icy cold made showering difficult. Overall would highly recommend this Hotel to others and would definitely stay there again. There is no breakfast offered but restaurants are within steps.

Stayed November 2010
Helpful?
1 Thank PamelaH0088
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
St Andrews, Scotland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2010

Simple but very clean room. Fantastic location- couldn't be more central to Malaga city center. Very competitive price. The staff were helpful (and even patient with my clumsy Spanish).

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Shawnus79
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Gibraltar
Level Contributor
64 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2010

I stayed at this hotel as an overnight stop off point. It is extremely central and the staff were friendly. Rooms are basic but fine. I would go back for a short stay in Malaga.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank H1981
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Malaga hotels
Centro
Hotel Sur
Hotel Sur
#37 of 88 in Malaga
474 reviews
Centro
Don Curro Hotel
Don Curro Hotel
#28 of 88 in Malaga
1,179 reviews
Centro
Venecia
Venecia
#38 of 88 in Malaga
399 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Perchel
Ibis Malaga Centro Ciudad
Hotel Del Pintor
#10 of 88 in Malaga
605 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Carlos V? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Carlos V

Property: Hotel Carlos V
Address: Calle Cister 10, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in Malaga
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Malaga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Carlos V 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Odigeo, TripOnline SA, HRS, Evoline ltd and Cancelon so you can book your Hotel Carlos V reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hostal Residencia Carlos v Hotel Malaga
Hostal Residencia Carlos v málaga
Hotel Carlos V Malaga, Costa Del Sol, Spain

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing